Greg Iles Writing Styles in 24 Hours

Greg Iles
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Point of View

The point of view of this novel is third person omniscient. The novel is told from several points of view, including that of Karen Jennings, her husband Will, and Abby Jennings. The narration also wanders into the minds and emotions of all three kidnappers as well as the McDills, who suffered this same tragic kidnapping the year before. Using so many narrating characters might prove confusing in some novels, but this author is careful with his narration, making transitions from one character to the next clear enough that the reader does not get lost. This change of narration also allows the reader to see the story from multiple angles, allowing for a well rounded, complete story.

The point of view of this novel is not unique in the modern bestseller, but it is a point of view that is often confusing and difficult to keep up...

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